rishimaharaj
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Why does conventional playing style give the string manipulation to the left hand?
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Your logic fits and, as some of the commentators have stated, I've pondered about this in the past. Usually your dominant hand naturally can handle doing a lot more work, like you've stated. In ...

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What does it mean to write a song in a certain key?
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Simply put, a song in the key of C Major will mostly contain notes from the C Major scale. It can contain sharps and flats. It can change keys in between. There can be other anomalies. Music is a ...

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What Scale is This?
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Per Wikipedia, there are three classic octatonic scales which are made up of 2 interlocking diminished seventh chords. The scale that you mention can be described as a diminished seventh chord ...

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Building hand strength for when tapping on the guitar
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From my experience & from forum surfing, I can confidently say that your pinky finger will always be weaker than the others. I have tried the following techniques and think that they can be used ...

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How does a flutist maintain a grip on the flute when the stops are open?
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Per a tutorial on Youtube, "How to Hold the Flute" (by OnlineBandTeacher): ...hold the flute with your right pinky, right thumb and left thumb... You can see him demonstrate this right around 4:05 ...

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What does 'on' mean in chord notation?
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In addition to slim and NReilingh's answers: Usually when you see a chord, the lowest note played is the root note of the chord. So when you normally see a chord marked as Cm that means play a C ...

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Recording hard rock guitar riffs with a mic
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You can go either way and still end up with a great, professional sound. Mic your amp if: You like the sound of your amp You would rather tweak most of your tone before recording, physically You don'...

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Strange guitar warble sound
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This intrigued me so I did some Googling and found some things which might help: Maybe using lighter strings might help. As for the "Strattis" link you posted, the user 'Martian' mentions a method of ...

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When practicing a song with frequently changing time signatures, what is the best way to count in?
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This seems subjective, so here are my 2 cents: At the beginning, when you are learning the piece, count in with the current bar. When you are comfortable with counting and playing that part, switch ...

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Which instrument can a person play with 2 malformed fingers on each hand?
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An alternate solution for playing the guitar: Play left-handed, where you fret with your right hand and strum with your left. See Kurt Cobain (http://i.stack.imgur.com/lWoXG.jpg) and Jimmy Hendrix (...

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